Crime Statistics for Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Nov 2019

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Crime Statistics for Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Southborough using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 2019 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 148 street level crime incidents in Southborough in November 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Southborough, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime55
Criminal Damage Arson22
Other Theft16
Anti Social Behaviour12
Shoplifting12
Vehicle Crime10
Public Order8
Burglary6
Drugs4
Other Crime2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime148

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Southborough. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Southborough

We've taken the ten nearest places to Southborough and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Southborough has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Ferndale (1.39 miles)388
High Brooms (0.88 miles)376
St John’s (0.62 miles)335
Sherwood Park (1.76 miles)188
Sandown Park (1.76 miles)188
Southborough148
Modest Corner (0.62 miles)65
Broomhill Bank (1.76 miles)39
Stockland Green (1.24 miles)14
Bidborough (1.39 miles)10



Most violent places near Southborough

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Southborough and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
High Brooms146
Ferndale144
St John’s127
Sherwood Park80
Sandown Park80
Southborough55
Modest Corner24
Broomhill Bank11
Stockland Green7
Bidborough3

Last updated: December 25, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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